YPG-led forces reach Deir al-Zor on Euphrates east Syria

Beth Cruz
September 17, 2017

Russia has been busy. The group also took control over a large swath of the province of Deir Ezzor and cut off roads to government-held districts. The government controls the main urban centers in the west of the country and has recaptured much of the eastern desert from Daesh in recent months.

She agreed with other Deir-ez-Zor residents about feeling a sense of alienation between the two parts of the city.

"The U.S. citizen is being legally detained by Department of Defense personnel as a known enemy combatant", Pahon said.

First, the visit had symbolic meanings.

The diesel-electric attack submarines Veliky Novgorod and Kolpino struck control points, communication centres, and weapons and ammunition depots in the IS-controlled areas southeast of the city of Deir ez-Zor located in northeastern Syria from a distance of 670 km, the ministry said in a statement, Xinhua reported. One report put the two forces so close to each other that only the Euphrates separated them. "What we do is we kill ISIS, and we have succeeded in that respect". The source gave no details.

Syrian government forces broke a three-year Isis siege on parts of the provincial capital last week, and are now battling the extremists inside the city.


"We fed our children with stale bread, cleaning the mold from it. We have long suffered from artillery strikes and shells; they usually hit civilians - children and women in particular", a local woman told RT.

However, the coalition swiftly declared that it was not party to the deal and would take action to prevent IS militants reaching the border area. It was a major symbolic victory for the pro-government forces. "This could easily be done on the ground without his personal involvement".

According to the English language edition Military.com for Raqqa are fighting 30-40 thousand fighters of SDS. Trump may well come under pressure to allow it to be operational again, not least because of indications that Islamist groups elsewhere in the Philippines are linking up to aid allied groups in Malaysia. He said the SDF would keep pressure on Islamic State and eventually push "further on down the Middle Euphrates River Valley" into the cities of Mayadin and Abu Kamal.

The United States is supporting the Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-Arab alliance that opposes the regime, as they advance toward Deir ez-Zor in an effort to capture the Euphrates River valley.

Later, the U.S-led coalition said it had ended surveillance of the convoy after a Russian request, as Syrian troops advanced against ISIS in eastern Deir el-Zour province.

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